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The Perfect Catch is an upcoming 2016 romantic sports comedy-drama film directed by Marc Webb and written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber. The film is the third adaptation of Nick Hornby's book Fever Pitch: A Fan's Life and is a remake of the 2005 film Fever Pitch, which in turn is an American remake of the 1997 British film of the same name. The film stars an ensemble cast including Jennifer Aniston, Annette Bening, Bradley Cooper, Rob Corddry, Josh Gad, John Goodman, Kelsey Grammer, John Heard, Allison Janney, Scarlett Johansson, Ellie Kemper, Anna Kendrick, John Leguizamo, Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt, Liev Schreiber, Amy Schumer, Olivia Wilde, and Rebel Wilson.

PremiseEdit

It's fall 2003 in Massachusetts. When attractive business executive Lindsey Meeks and high school math teacher Ben Wrightman meet, he asks her out on a date, and she accepts, thinking he'll be a nice departure from the competitive and successful men she usually goes out with. The two seem to hit it off and end up developing a romantic relationship. When summer arrives, Ben reveals something she doesn't know about him: he's a hardcore fan of the Boston Red Sox. His passion borders on obsession, right down to his apartment looking like a Red Sox gift shop. Initially, Lindsey likes Ben's ability to show a passionate commitment to something, but when the team gets closer to the playoffs, they must decide if they, as a couple, will strike out or fight to keep their love alive.

CastEdit

  • Scarlett Johansson as Lindsey Meeks
  • Chris Pratt as Ben Wrightman
  • Kelsey Grammer as Doug Meeks
  • Annette Bening as Maureen Meeks
  • John Goodman as Uncle Carl
  • John Heard as Al Waterman
  • Jennifer Aniston as Robin
  • Olivia Wilde as Molly
  • Rebel Wilson as Sarah
  • Rob Corddry as Troy
  • John Leguizamo as Gerard
  • Josh Gad as Kevin
  • Bradley Cooper as Patrick Lyons
  • Anna Kendrick as Carrie
  • Nick Offerman as Artie
  • Amy Schumer as Theresa
  • Allison Janney as Viv
  • Liev Schreiber as Chris
  • Ellie Kemper as Sherri

CrewEdit

  • Director: Marc Webb
  • Screenplay: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber
  • Screen Story: Nick Hornby, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber
  • Based on the Novel by: Nick Hornby
  • Producers: John Davis, Jimmy Fallon, Drew Barrymore, Nancy Juvonen, Amanda Posey, Alan Greenspan, Gil Netter, Bradley Thomas, Charles B. Wessler, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly, Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey
  • Executive Producers: Nick Hornby, David Evans, Chris Miller, Marc S. Fischer, Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber, Derek Dauchy
  • Cinematography: Eric Steelberg
  • Production Design: Mark Friedberg
  • Editing: Alan Edward Bell, Darin Navarro
  • Costume Design: Trish Summerville
  • Music Supervision: Randall Poster, George Drakoulias
  • Original Score: Rob Simonsen, Mychael Danna
  • Casting Director: Francine Maisler

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